Johnny Newman

Basketball Player

Birthday November 28, 1963

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Danville, VA

Age 59 years old

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Journeyman small forward who played in the NBA from 1986 to 2002.

Before Fame

He helped lead the New York Knicks into the playoffs during his second year in the NBA.


He was named CAA Player of the Year in 1984 as a member of the Richmond Spiders.

Family Life

He married Dawnn Lewis, who played Jaleesa Vinson-Taylor on A Different World.

Associated With

He had a role alongside Charlie Sheen in the film Shadow Conspiracy. It was his first foray into acting.